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Unmasking the dangers of fake pills

Ever wonder what makes counterfeit pills containing fentanyl so dangerous? A one-minute video shows a DEA chemist clearly explain the dangers. 

Linn Together encourages parents and teachers to watch the video with youth to start a conversation about the risks of fentanyl.

The video can be found on YouTube at at

Fentanyl Conversation Starters for Parents and Educators:

What have you heard about fentanyl?

Why do you think someone would risk taking drugs that contain fentanyl?

What could you do if a friend offered you one of their medications?

What could you do if you knew a friend was using medications not prescribed to them?

What is our exit plan if you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation?

Do you have any questions or concerns about fentanyl?

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